Reviews of The Taking of Jake Livingston

christinabethreads
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Jun 23 2022 – 11:33 AM

It was okay

I read this for a book challenge for a book by an LGBTQ+ and by a BIPOC author. I was expecting...

djhowty
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Mar 08 2022 – 05:55 PM

Not for me

Unfortunately, I DNF'd this within the first three chapters. I hate myself for it, because I...

spikedhighheels
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Feb 09 2022 – 05:54 PM

it was just okay

What i loved about this book was the fact one it had ghost and second the LGBTQ part of it. The...

branwen
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Jan 24 2022 – 02:50 PM

Loved this!

I am a Teen Librarian in a public library, and as such am always looking for great new books to...

dg_reads
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Jan 21 2022 – 07:49 PM

A great read!

After seeing several great reviews from trusted sources, I jumped at the chance to join in on a...

caitlynisbooked
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Dec 28 2021 – 09:31 AM

DNF

As much as I loved the concept of this book, it just wasn’t for me. I unfortunately had to DNF...

thirdgraderface
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Nov 26 2021 – 11:06 AM

Gorgeous Cover

The Taking of Jake Livingston was one of my most anticipated releases of the year, simply based...

clear74
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Nov 05 2021 – 01:01 PM

So Close but Didn't Land

This book had some great ideas and excellent representation- but as a whole the plot was a bit...

charityann
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Oct 15 2021 – 05:03 PM

Interesting Concept.

The cover really caught my eye, and it is what really made me want to read this book. The story...

emmreadsbooks
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Oct 04 2021 – 09:46 AM

I'm conflicted...

This book was a little bit of a struggle for me. I loved the representation in it, the writing,...

loriest
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Oct 03 2021 – 02:58 PM

I liked it!

Jake is a medium and is being pulled into a deadly encounter with Sawyer who recently shot 6 kids...

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Sep 07 2021 – 02:44 PM

Review

I really enjoyed this story. I’ve been looking forward to this book since last year and was so...

jxmas
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Sep 03 2021 – 09:32 PM

Unique concept

This book has been on my "Omg I can't wait until it comes out so I can buy it and read it!!!"...

lovebooks1995
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Aug 31 2021 – 05:26 PM

Scary

Jake Livingston is one of the only Black kids at St. Clair Prep, one of the others being his...

tamara
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Aug 03 2021 – 09:09 PM

I enjoyed this book

Overall, I enjoyed this book. When I first read the synopsis, I was nervous because of the...

karliesch
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Aug 01 2021 – 08:54 AM

Fun, creepy read

"It's more a hope than a promise. I can't make any promises." The Taking Of Jake Livingston by...

emelievoss
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Jul 31 2021 – 07:24 PM

I enjoyed it :)

I've really been on a thriller/horror kick lately so I was so excited to dive into The Taking of...

24setod
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Jul 27 2021 – 06:17 PM

Ghostly Good

I listened to the audiobook and would highly recommend to anyone who's interested. The voice...

shellysbookcorner
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Jul 22 2021 – 09:31 PM

Not Bad!

Black queer boy who can see ghosts? Say no more! This book talks about the struggles of being...

fnoelle
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Jul 14 2021 – 04:59 PM

Nice Ghost Story

If you're looking for a solid ghost story, this is definitely one right here. I'm not much of a...

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